Monthly Archives: October 2013

Wrapping up the week…

What an amazing week…. We have all had our own personal experiences and been impacted by the trip in many different ways. As a team, we’ve come from the USA and UK, with different backgrounds and aims. Yet together we’ve really … Continue reading

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The last best day ever…

After an incredible evening with the kids the night before, our crew geared up this morning for our final day of volunteering with “Make a Difference Now”. We kicked off our day with a filling breakfast; oatmeal, fresh fruit, yogurt, … Continue reading

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Day 2 and Gratitude

Our second day of working on the library started with a scrumptious breakfast of hash browns, eggs with tomatoes, sunflower toast, mangoes, watermelon, passion fruit. We had a lot of work to do – paint and plaster all the walls. … Continue reading

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Painting the library

After another marvelous breakfast of today’s special: french toast with fruit, we were on our way to work on the library. As we got ready and organized to start our day of painting, the kids at the school were very … Continue reading

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Shopping and Sunsets

We had a sleepy Sunday start, before walking into town to go to the market. We were getting to combine the useful function of doing the weekly shop, with getting to explore and participate in the excitement of the market. … Continue reading

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Swimming, Playing and Food!

Jambo! We had another great day in Africa. It seems like each day is the best day ever! After another amazing breakfast from cooking duo Suzanne and Pina, we walked to the local pool to meet the children for fun … Continue reading

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Swahili Lessons and Laptops

Day 2 of volunteering in Tanzania was full of learning, planning and spending time with the children of Kilimanjaro Kids. We started the day by brushing up on our Kiswahili. Emanuel, our ever-patient teacher, taught us useful phrases like, “Jino … Continue reading

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